One of these days I’ll figure out what it’s going to take to get me to go to bed at a reasonable hour, so I’m not struggling through the next day at work on only 3-4 hours of sleep. But not tonight.

Video Poetry (Twilight Edition)

THE WEAKERTHANS – CIVIL TWILIGHT My Confusion Corner commuters are cursing the cold away As December tries to dissemble the length of their working day And they bite their mitts off to show me transfers, deposit change and I can’t stop finding your face in their faces, all rearranged and angry like you never were; […]

I wonder …

… what would motivate a person to try and get another person kicked out of their affiliate programs. In looking through my stats today, I’m seeing a really high number of consecutive clicks into this site, and from there to an ad on my site; then back to the site, and to another ad; then […]

Christine’s Fountain

Stopped at Christine’s Fountain while out for my ride today. It’s in a perfect place to stop and rest a bit and refill bottles at the mouth of Parley’s Canyon on Foothill. I never met Christine Brimley, but many thanks for inspiring so many people, and many thanks to Marit Fischer for letting people know […]

End of Tour ride

View Larger Map Now that the Tour is over, it’s time to get off the couch and back on the bike … of course, 3 weeks off, when you’re already not fit, can be painful when you do get back on. The Garmin didn’t record yesterday’s ride properly, but here’s today’s …

Poetry Friday

THE BLUE ANGEL Marlene Dietrich is singing a lament for mechanical love. She leans against a mortarboard tree on a plateau by the seashore. She’s a life-sized toy, the doll of eternity; her hair is shaped like an abstract hat made out of white steel. Her face is powdered, whitewashed and immobile like a robot. […]